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80a0001 – 5537   Caphys arizonensis Munroe, 1970

Alice Abela
Field Marks:
WS = ♂ 20-22 mm; ♀, 24-30 mm - Munroe (1970).
Similar Species:
  • Arta brevivalvalis is smaller, WS = ~17 mm.
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Caphys arizonensis Munroe, 1970
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Munroe, E., 1970. A new genus and three new species of Chrysauginae (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae). The Canadian Entomologist, 102: 414-420.
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 25.1f; p. 187. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Caphys arizonensis
Alica Abela
Caphys arizonensis
CalPhotos – Jerry Powell
Caphys arizonensis
26mm - LG – Jim Vargo
Caphys arizonensis
24mm - LG – Jim Vargo

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